April 22 is Earth Day. What will you do to celebrate our planet? With so many options out there, what will you choose? With snowfall last month in the San Fernando Valley for the first time in nearly fifty years, major earthquakes in Japan, Christchurch, New Zealand, Santiago, Chile...
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Erin Williams Hyman; 1972-2014
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Cellist Steven Isserlis celebrates simplicity, honesty and humor
Musician Hershey Felder plays Irving Berlin
The Israel Film Festival gives locals a glimpse of Israel’s soul
Le Salon de Musiques: Chamber music at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
Tag: Earth Day
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April 7, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Inch by Inch, Row by Row!
This week's Torah portion, Tazria, means: "If a woman gives birth," but it can also mean "plant." And so, being the beginning of spring, that is exactly what it is time to do!
Mitzvah Goreret Mitzvah – One Mitzvah Creates Another
It's time to plant...
February 19, 2004 | 7:00 pm
Ready, Steady, GJ
In our Torah we have reached Parshat Mishpatim. The Israelites have just been given the Ten Commandments, and now God spends a whole portion giving them laws that they will have to observe when they reach the Land of Israel.
It can take a long time to study...
April 18, 2002 | 8:00 pm
Two parshot are read on this Shabbat: Achrei Mot and Kedoshim. The second portion begins with God telling the Israelites: Kedoshim -- You shall be holy, for I am holy. What does this mean? It means acting with love and respect to ourselves, to other people and to the world. This week, we remember the Earth when we celebrate Earth Day on April 22. Go to Balboa Park on April 21 for the Whole Earth Fest (after you've visited the Israeli Independence Day Festival) and check out all the booths, crafts and activities.